Tuesday is National Coming Out Day, and the Massachusetts Statehouse is having programming -- and it's transgender-focused.
The pretty version of the invitation is here:
And here's the plain text version:
Celebrate National Coming Out Day!
Tuesday October 11th
Video-Exhibition 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Speaking Event 11:30 am Nurses Hall
Please join Representative Carl Sciortino, Senator Stan Rosenberg,
Representative Denise Andrews, Representative Liz Malia and
Representative Sarah Peake to observe "National Coming Out Day" at the
State House at 11:30 am on October 11th!
Legislators, staff, and community members are welcome to "come out"
and share what it means to be out as LGBT or as straight allies.
National Coming Out Day is an internationally observed celebration
held annually on October 11th to recognize lesbian, gay, bisexual and
transgender people and to promote tolerance and respect. Special
emphasis this year will be place on being allies of the transgender
A video-story exhibition by the “I AM: Transgender People Speak
Project” will be shown throughout the day in Nurses Hall, sharing the
everyday experiences of ten transgender Massachusetts residents and
two parents of a transgender person.
For more information, please contact: Raffi Freedman-Gurspan in Rep.
Sciortino's Office 617-772-2013 Raffi.Freedman-Gurspan@mahouse.gov.